Jelly fish, photo Galice Hoarau

Biology

Bachelor's degree in Bodø

How did life on Earth evolve? How does DNA code for important biological functions? How do food webs look like at the bottom of the sea? How does climate change affect animals and plants? These are some of the questions that biology seeks to answer. As a student in biology at Nord University, you will learn about the fundamentals of life in the beautiful surroundings of Northern Norway.

Programme description

How did life on Earth evolve? How does DNA code for important biological functions? How do food webs look like at the bottom of the sea? How does climate change affect animals and plants? These are some of the questions that biology seeks to answer. As a student in biology at Nord University, you will learn about the fundamentals of life in the beautiful surroundings of Northern Norway.

Study model

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Admission requirements

Further education

With a Bachelor degree in Biology, you are qualified for the Master of Biosciences at Nord University, which leads to specialisations in Aquaculture, Genomics, Marine ecology, and Terrestrial ecology and nature management. The BSc in Biology at Nord University also qualifies you for master programmes at other institutions in Norway and abroad

Study abroad

Ever thought of spending part of your degree in another part of the world? Our cooperations with universities in Europe and other parts of the world can offer you exciting opportunities to study one or two semesters abroad. You can also spend 15 weeks on a work placement abroad as part of your undergraduate studies.

A study abroad complements your degree studies best in the third academic year. You can spend one and up to two semesters abroad, the world is yours to explore.

Below you will find an overview of our partner universities where you, as a biology student, can travel to:

ASIA
India:
Department of Aquaculture, Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, College of Fisheries, Mangalore

Japan:
Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

China:
Zheijang Ocean University, Zhoushan

South Korea:
Pukyong National University

Russia:
Murmansk State Technical University (MSTU)
Petrozavodsk State University
Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Arkangelsk (NARFU)
Saint-Petersburg State University


AUSTRALIA
Charles Darwin University
James Cook University


CANADA
Memorial University of Newfoundland
University of Northern British Columbia
Vancouver Island University


EUROPE
France:
Université Francois-Rabelais, Tours
Université de Bourgogne, IUT Dijon
Université Paris Descartes

Germany:
Hochschule Bremen, University of Applied Sciences
Leuphana University
University of Bremen

Hungary:
Szent Istvan University

Netherlands:
University of Groningen
University of Wageningen

Poland:
University of Agriculture in Krakow
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn

Spain:
University of Alicante

UK:
University of Stirling


USA
Augsburg University
Augustana University
Humboldt State University
University of Minnesota, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (St Paul)

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Non-EU/EEA: December 1  EU/EEA: April 1 Norwegian citizens/residents: April 15
ECTS Credits 180
Study level Bachelor
Scope Full time
Teaching language English
Police certificate of conduct No
Campus Bodø

Application deadline and admission

Application deadline Non-EU/EEA: December 1  EU/EEA: April 1 Norwegian citizens/residents: April 15

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